Category Archives: Hungary

Shoes Memorial

The online version of the magazine Architecture Digest has chosen the Holocaust memorial of Budapest as the second most important public sculpture on a list of 13. Check the list here. Find the story of the shoes here.

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Liberty bridge after WW2

70 year ago on this day the beautiful Liberty bridge of Budapest was distroyed by the army of Hitler to stop the crossing of the Allies on the Danube. This is what the bridge looked before the war (pictures from … Continue reading

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Ghetto Memorial

This year Budapest commemorates the 70th year of the formation of its ghetto. Péter Sugár and the Szövetség ’39 Group’s installation makes you stop for a moment and think about those dark times. On the steel wall the text appears … Continue reading

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World Dog Show 2013 Hungary

May 16-19. Hungexpo. Website here.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

68 years ago the on January 27, 1945 the Auschwitz–Birkenau death camp was eliberated. Here you find some stories of survivors, commemorations around the world: President of Hungary, János Áder addresses a letter to the Jewish Community, saying that the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Budapest – time lapse photography

How the Japanese Minoru Koide saw Budapest last year.. Video was made using almost 5000 photos

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International Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day

The first Romas were sent to Auschwitz in 1941. In February 1943, a Gypsies’ camp was set up in the Birkenau camp which imprisoned Roma people from 14 countries. April 8th was the day when the first international Roma congress, … Continue reading

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Go GREEN

Tonight Budapest organizes the Earth Hour from 8.30p.m.-9.30p.m. switching the decorative illumination of the city off. Find out more about the world-wide movement at: www.earthhour.org. Programs: – STARS tour: meeting at 5:30p.m. in front of Fenyőgyöngye (Budapest, II. district Szépvölgyi … Continue reading

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David Arquette in Budapest

American actor David Arquette and his friend Mike McGuiness are in Budapest now to shoot an adventure trip for Travel Channel. The Mile High show will be on every week. The first destination of their venture is Budapest. Find out … Continue reading

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Another commercial shot in Budapest

In a previous post we’ve shown you some commercials presenting our beautiful capital while advertising various products. Here is another one. A Chinese girl dreams about the perfect city to be in. And that is Budapest. This video is without … Continue reading

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